Services What Is Bullying And When Does Someone Need Counseling?
- Bullying Is Aggressive And Abuse Behavior
- Bullying Always Involves Unwanted Negative Actions
- Bullying Involves Negative Behavior Repeated Over Time
- Bullying Is An Imbalance Of Power Or Strength
For instance, studies based on playground observations found that in most cases at least four other peers were present as observers. These bystanders, also called rein-forcers, are assistants to either the bully or the victim. In most cases, however, more than 52% of the bystanders reinforced the bully by passively watching. Consequently, only 26% of the incidents observed did witnesses support the victim by directly intervening, distracting, or discouraging the bully.
Understanding Bullying And Finding Solutions
Bullying occurs in many different forms and at all ages and socioeconomic levels. The following includes all observed measures of bullying:
- Physical Or Social Aggression
- Verbal Aggression And Verbal Abuse
- Intimidation For Any Reason
- Sexual Harassment At School, Work Or In The Community
- Internet Or Cyber-Bullying
- Racial, Religious, Cultural, National Or Ethnic Harassment